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Police helicopter used to track down men who had run from abandoned car in Colney

09:12 06 May 2014

Police are appealing for any information.  Picture: James Bass

Police are appealing for any information. Picture: James Bass

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

Two men were arrested with the help of the police helicopter last night after fleeing their abandoned car on the Watton Road in Colney.

The helicopter used an infra red camera to track down the men, aged 23 and 33, after a member of the public reported they had seen the pair leave their Vauxhall Astra in the road at about 10pm.

Both men were caught under the A47 flyover and arrested.

The 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, driving while unfit and possession of cannabis.

The 23-year-old was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

They are currently being held at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre.

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